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Sidewall (England), 1813–23

This is a Sidewall. It is dated 1813–23 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled The Enduring Diamond Trellis Wallpaper.

This object was donated by Brighton Art Gallery and Museum. It is credited Gift of Brighton Art Gallery and Museum.

  • Leather, ca. 1700
  • leather, stamped, silvered, painted.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Thomas Snell.
  • 1903-21-1

Its dimensions are

65 x 53 cm (25 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall (England), 1813–23; block-printed on handmade paper; 65 x 53 cm (25 9/16 x 20 7/8 in.); Gift of Brighton Art Gallery and Museum; 1950-59-8

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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